The Pocket Ray camera. Wooden folding plate camera for 4 1/3 x 4 1/4 plates

Made:
1904 in Rochester
maker:
Rochester Optical Company

The Pocket Ray camera. Wooden folding plate camera for 4 1/3 x 4 1/4 plates. Rochester Optical Camera Co. Gem lens RR F:5" cf * Stops number 8-128, T/B/I shutter; pneumatic release valve. Sliding focussing. Rotating brilliant reflecting finder on baseboard. (M 2648). Comes with three plates, each marked '1', '4', '6'.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/421
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford